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Colombia Killed Drug Warlord With $2.5 Million Bounty

Colombian police killed a drug trafficker responsible for more than 3,000 deaths and for whose capture authorities were offering a reward of up to $2.5 million, President Juan Manuel Santos said.

Pedro Guerrero, better known by his alias Cuchillo, Spanish for knife, was killed Dec. 25 in a gun battle with police in central Meta province after intelligence provided information on his whereabouts, Santos said today. The reward will be paid to several informants, Santos said.